Manchester, NH

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Population

110,601

0.336% growth

Poverty Rate

14.9%


Median Age

36.5


Median Household Income

$56,467

2.86% growth

Number of Employees

59,613

1.57% growth

Median Property Value

$210,900

1.79% growth

About

In 2017, Manchester, NH had a population of 111k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $56,467. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Manchester, NH grew from 110,231 to 110,601, a 0.336% increase and its median household income grew from $54,899 to $56,467, a 2.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Manchester, NH are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.5%), White (Hispanic) (7.05%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.76%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.2%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%). N/A% of the people in Manchester, NH speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Manchester, NH are Manchester Community College (183132) (407 degrees awarded in 2017), Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health (187 degrees), and University of New Hampshire at Manchester (166 degrees).

The median property value in Manchester, NH is $210,900, and the homeownership rate is 45.6%. Most people in Manchester, NH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Manchester, NH is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for New Hampshire. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Manchester, NH employs 59.6k people. The largest industries in Manchester, NH are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,472 people), Retail Trade (8,260 people), and Manufacturing (6,854 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,309), Finance & Insurance ($58,836), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,065).

Median household income in Manchester, NH is $56,467. Males in Manchester, NH have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,292. The income inequality in Manchester, NH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,467

2017 value

± $1,605

2.86%

1 Year Growth

± 3.84%

Households in Manchester, NH have a median annual income of $56,467, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,899 in 2016, which represents a 2.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,929

Average Male Salary

± $3,049

$52,292

Average Female Salary

± $2,191

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Hampshire made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New Hampshire by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,821 ± $14,027

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $58,194 ± $95,882

  3. White

    $53,561 ± $1,737

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Hampshire workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New Hampshire by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Manchester, NH is from New Hampshire.

0.463

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.132% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Hampshire across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 26

  2. Census Tract 1.01

  3. Census Tract 11

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manchester, NH was Census Tract 26 with a value of $90,152, followed by Census Tract 1.01 and Census Tract 11, with respective values of $85,147 and $83,750.

The following map shows all of the places in Manchester, NH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manchester, NH (16.1k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    12,745 ± 829

  2. Hispanic

    2,938 ± 389

  3. Black

    1,443 ± 288

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Manchester, NH is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

59.6k

2017 Value

± 1,727

1.57%

1 Year growth

± 4.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manchester, NH grew at a rate of 1.57%, from 58.7k employees to 59.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manchester, NH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,351 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,071 people), and Management Occupations (4,798 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manchester, NH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Manchester, NH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,351 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,071 people), and Management Occupations (4,798 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Manchester, NH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.21 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.2 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Manchester, NH, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($78,000), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,636), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($64,612).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

59.6k

2017 Value

± 1,727

1.57%

1 Year growth

± 4.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manchester, NH grew at a rate of 1.57%, from 58.7k employees to 59.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manchester, NH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,472 people), Retail Trade (8,260 people), and Manufacturing (6,854 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manchester, NH, though some of these residents may live in Manchester, NH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Manchester, NH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,472 people), Retail Trade (8,260 people), and Manufacturing (6,854 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Manchester, NH has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.23 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.21 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Manchester, NH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,309), Finance & Insurance ($58,836), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,065).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.4B

  2. $4.84B

  3. $3.85B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($4.84B) and Machinery ($3.85B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$50B

2020 Value

$75.6B

Projected 2045 Value

51% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $50B. This is expected to increase 51% to $75.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.4B

  2. $2.77B

  3. $2.19B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $6.4B, followed by Maine with $2.77B and New York and $2.19B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.8% of the population of Manchester, NH has health coverage, with 48.7% on employee plans, 18.1% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 9.97% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Manchester, NH was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Manchester, NH see 1182 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.07% increase from the previous year (1158 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1303 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.5%). Additionally, Belknap County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,182 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, NH see an average of 1,182 patients per year. This represents a 2.07% increase from the previous year (1,158 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hillsborough County, NH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,589

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,880

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,129

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,397

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Hampshire (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.35%, from $9,369 to $9,589.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.2%

Uninsured

48.7%

Employer Coverage

18.1%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

9.97%

Non-Group

1.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manchester, NH declined by 4.44% from 11.8% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Manchester, NH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.5% prevalence

  2. 10.6% prevalence

  3. 10.1% prevalence

Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire, at 11.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Manchester, NH is home to a population of 111k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.2% of Manchester, NH residents were born outside of the country (14.6k people).

In 2017, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.9k people) in Manchester, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.8k White (Hispanic) and 5.27k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Manchester, NH was 36.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Manchester, NH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Manchester, NH residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14.6k people

13.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14.5k people

As of 2017, 13.2% of Manchester, NH residents (14.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Manchester, NH was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    9,523 ± 2,387 people

  2. India

    7,906 ± 2,177 people

  3. Dominican Republic

    3,486 ± 1,448 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was Canada, the natal country of 9,523 New Hampshire residents, followed by India with 7,906 and Dominican Republic with 3,486.

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Citizenship

93.2%

2017 Citizenship

93.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.2% of Manchester, NH residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Manchester, NH was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Manchester, NH

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    87.9k ± 1.3k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    7.8k ± 980

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    5.27k ± 766

In 2017, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.9k people) in Manchester, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.8k White (Hispanic) and 5.27k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Manchester, NH as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,276 ± 264

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    932 ± 202

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    862 ± 224

Manchester, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Manchester, NH awarded 1,022 degrees. The student population of Manchester, NH is skewed towards women, with 1,710 male students and 2,422 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Manchester, NH are White (788 and 77.1%), followed by Unknown (102 and 9.98%), Hispanic or Latino (58 and 5.68%), and Black or African American (32 and 3.13%).

The largest universities in Manchester, NH by number of degrees awarded are Manchester Community College (183132) (407 and 39.8%), Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health (187 and 18.3%), and University of New Hampshire at Manchester (166 and 16.2%).

The most popular majors in Manchester, NH are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (121 and 11.8%), Medical Assistant (69 and 6.75%), and Health Aide (66 and 6.46%).

The median tuition costs in Manchester, NH are $24,490 for private four year colleges, and $14,420 and $28,990 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 121 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Manchester, NH was Master Aesthetician with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Manchester, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 407 degrees awarded

  2. 187 degrees awarded

  3. 166 degrees awarded

$14,420

Median In-State Public

$24,490

Median Private

In 2017, the Manchester, NH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Manchester Community College (183132) with 407 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

333

Degrees Awarded to Men

689

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 333 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Manchester, NH, which is 0.483 times less than the 689 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Manchester, NH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    788 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    102 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    58 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Manchester, NH were to White students. These 788 degrees mean that there were 7.73 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 102 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manchester, NH was $210,900 in 2017, which is 0.918 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $207,200 to $210,900, a 1.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Manchester, NH is 45.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Manchester, NH have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Manchester, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$210,900

2017 Median

± $3,263

$207,200

2016 Median

± $4,093

In 2017, the median property value in Manchester, NH grew to to $210,900 from the previous year's value of $207,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Manchester, NH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Manchester, NH the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$56,467

Median Household Income

± $1,605

45.8k

Number of Households

± 1,388

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Manchester, NH grew to $56,467 from the previous year's value of $54,899.

The following chart displays the households in Manchester, NH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Manchester, NH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Manchester, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

45.6%

2017 Homeownership

46.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.6% of the housing units in Manchester, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Manchester, NH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manchester, NH have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.18% of the workforce in Manchester, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.51%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Manchester, NH was Drove Alone (79.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Worked At Home (3.51%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Manchester, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Manchester, NH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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